Jun 16 2014

New Mini Distress Sets

Published by at 6:57 am under Uncategorized

Hello! :)  I’m so excited because today, Ranger Ink is releasing 3 more mini distress ink kits!  And guess what!  I have a set of them to give away today!  Look how beautiful kits 7, 8, and 9 are! :)

I made this simple card using the mini distress inks with a fun technique perfect for mini ink pads.

I loooooove Tim’s Distress Damask Background stamps.  I took the Weathered Wood Mini Distress pad and inked only portions of the stamp.

Next, I took the Tumbled Glass Mini Distress Ink and added it to other portions of the stamp.

Then I took the Stormy Sky Mini Distress Ink pad and covered the rest of the stamp where there was no ink.

I stamped it on some white cardstock.  Look how fun the different blues inks blend together.

I repeated that process and stamped again.

Keep repeating that step until you have the whole cardstock covered.  (but don’t worry about the middle too much since it will be covered by the greeting)

I used the Frayed Burlap from one of the kits and inked up my Mini Ink Blending tool… Did I tell you how much I love this tool?  I reach for this size more often than not! :)

I distressed the  edges of the cardstock.

I repeated the same technique onto the greeting stamp, using the same three colors and stamping it on white cardstock.

I applied Perfect Pearls onto the greeting.  I love that distress inks stay wet longer, so the perfect Pearls have time to adhere to the ink.

It’s hard to capture the beautiful shimmer it has.  But, I love that extra little “bling”. :)

I then applied frayed burlap distress ink to the edges and used black cardstock to mat my images.

And below is the finished card. :)

Please leave a comment and I will select a random winner.  Can’t wait to send these to someone! :)

Thanks for stopping by!

~joy

274 responses so far

274 Responses to “New Mini Distress Sets”

  1. […] – paula cheney – ali edwards – jennifer mcguire – wendy vecchi – mou saha – may flaum – joy kennedy […]

    • Jani Howe says:

      I love this technique with the minis, and am sure to use it — how easy that is to do with the mini’s! Thanks so much for the giveaway!

  2. Chelle says:

    LOVE!!!! what a perfect way to use the minis!!! gorgeous, girlfriend!!

  3. Cristina says:

    I love these little inks! Thanks for the chance!

  4. Margaret in NY says:

    Love how you used the minis. Can’t wait to try that technique. I too love the new round blending tool :)

  5. Barb says:

    love the minis-great cards too

  6. Laura C - Michigan says:

    I never get tired of watching people create with Tim products

  7. Pinky Borres says:

    The card is simple but elegant. The use of perfect pearls is a great finish. Thanks for sharing.

  8. Gail says:

    Love your card…agree Damask stamp is beautiful…great color choice!!! Great job!!

  9. Jan says:

    Hi love the beautiful card you created. I have not tried perfect pearls with DI, on my list now. Thanks for the inspiration. I would love to win the set with ripe persimmon please x

  10. theCook says:

    Oh my! That background is fantastic!!!!

  11. Candy says:

    I love the technique here. I have never tried this, odd huh? thanks so much!

  12. Terry says:

    Joy the card you created is beautiful. The background is gorgeous for that powerful sentiment. The Distress Damask stamps are so perfect for creating vintage background! Love the use of Perfect Pearls also! Enjoy the week. Hugs!

  13. Martha says:

    Mmmmm – love those perfect pearls. I haven’t tried them with distress inks. I’ll have to do that in the future.

  14. TC says:

    Lovely card, and an easy tutorial. Thanks!

  15. Linda Scott says:

    Love them!!!! now if i only had some, would make me happy, happy, happy. thanks for sharing

  16. Becky says:

    What a pretty card! I love how the simplest things can have so much impact.

  17. Janet says:

    Love your tutorial. Would love to try these babies for myself.

  18. Robyn says:

    Thanks for the inspiration and a chance to win some minis!

  19. Barbara L says:

    Beautiful card! Love those minis and their new applicator. Can’t wait to play!!

  20. Teresa Zuehls says:

    Joe, I loved how you made your own background with the three colors and made the sentiment to match. I think I really need to get that mini blending tool as well as the mini distress inks which I love and use all the time. This smaller size is great for traveling too. Thanks for the giveaway!

  21. Maria Gilbertson says:

    ohhhh!! LOVING these Miss Joy! FUN & SUPER CUTE card!!

  22. Lindsay says:

    Joy-o, love your card & of course the fabulous mini’s! Lovin’ the perfect pearl, I think I need some of that also, love me some shimmer!

  23. Mary Beth says:

    Love the card. Thanks for the chance to win a set of the new mini stamp pads.

  24. Velvet says:

    Beautiful background paper! That’s one of the great things about the minis, the ability to ink up such a small space with each one.

  25. Pam says:

    thanks for the tutorial…these minis sure look like fun…didn’t think I’d need them…but I guess I really do!

  26. Deirdre says:

    Love this card. Would never have thought to use Perfect Pearls on these inks, now I can’t wait to try it out. Live the new sets.

  27. SusanK says:

    Your card is divine! Love the new distress ink pad minis…so hoping I win a set! The 4 colors per set are just super!

  28. Deirdre says:

    Oops typo, LOVE the new sets :-)

  29. Ruth L says:

    I wouldn’t call your card simple rather gorgeous, I loved the background and then the text on top of it!

  30. Jennifer Carter says:

    I love the card. I’ll definitely have to try the perfect pearls technique.

  31. Melinda C. says:

    Love the addition of the Perfect Pearls! Gorgeous!

  32. I love your card. The minis are perfect for your technique.

  33. Sue Waters says:

    Beautiful card!

  34. sun hee says:

    love the colors on the card!

  35. pam says:

    gorgeous. in a word. :)

  36. KateT says:

    Lovely card, simple and elegant. Thanks for the chance to win some inks.

    ~Kate~

  37. Liz Lumsden says:

    Love how you used the single stamp to do the background!

  38. Karen K says:

    I love all the tutorials I have been seeing using these minis – I can’t wait to try them!

  39. Sue says:

    Stunning card! I just got that stamp set! Can’t wait to try it! No minis yet, but I’ll soon remedy that! Thanks! Sue

  40. Marian Pennino says:

    I LOVE these minis!!!! And your card.

  41. Sandra ltb says:

    thanks for the inspiration Joy – lovely card!
    Sandra ltb

  42. Donna Gibson says:

    What a beautiful card you made using only a few different products! I love the damask background. It looks like old wallpaper to me!

  43. Shannon says:

    I live the minis … Has been my go to since I got my sets and can’t wait til the new ones get here!!

  44. Patty Pearson says:

    What a great background and I love the way you added the Perfect Pearls for the shine!

  45. Jodi Hale says:

    Beautiful card.

  46. Dolly says:

    Oh how beautiful!! Blue AND DAMASK??? Girl your talking my language! Love it! TFS

  47. Tona says:

    What a fabulous card! I love that background you created.

  48. rk says:

    What a gorgeous card! I love the simplicity and color scheme. I have to remember to use my stamp with multiple colors and also remember to use perfect pearls…just sitting there as I was not sure how exactly to use it :)

  49. renee logan says:

    love this technique..

  50. Dria says:

    Terrific creation! I would love to win Tim Inks!

  51. Vincentia Faddis says:

    Thanks for sharing your project. Didn’t realize the Perfect Pearls could be used over the wet distress. Going to have to try that. Thanks for the chance to win as well

  52. Linda W. says:

    Love your card. Always like seeing new techniques. Would love to win a mini set. Thanks

  53. Sue McRae says:

    Selective inking will be so much easier with these small pads and I love your use of Perfect Pearls.

  54. Loraine says:

    Beautiful card, I’m always learning something new thanks, never thought of putting perfect pearls on!!

  55. Jessica H. says:

    Wow, love this card. Yeah for different shades of blues!! The picture really does not do the shimmer justice!! Thank you for the opportunity to win these great little mini ink pads!!!

  56. Susanne Rose says:

    Thanks for your tutorial and the cool give away. Hugs, Susanne.

  57. betty lou says:

    Beautiful card! Thanks for sharing! Love how you used the different blues and perfect pearls!! Thanks, also, for the chance to win!

  58. durandconnie says:

    Tag was nicely done, thanks for sharing how you did it. I am always looking for inspiration for Tim Holtz products. :)

  59. Cim Allen says:

    The small ones are so perfect for blending more than one color on a stamp .. I love the card !! Thanks

  60. Debi W says:

    Wonderful color combination for your Wonderful Life Card.

  61. Lisa Hodge says:

    WOW! Beautiful card and LOVE the Perfect Pearls on there!

  62. Marilyn L. says:

    Awesome card – love the technique.

  63. Rosann aka Rea' says:

    That’s a must try technique, I think I’ve done it with stencils but not with stamps! The card is beautiful… like the shimmer perfect pearls gives too!

    Thanks for the opportunity to win! Love those minis!! :)

  64. Sara Jansen says:

    OOOO. I’m going to have to try this…looks wonderfully shabby!

  65. Marie Butler says:

    Love your card!! Very vintage! Gorgeous!!

  66. Sue says:

    Thanks for the reminder to bust out those Perfect Pearls–a great partnership with the Distress Inks!!!

  67. Sofia Almeida says:

    Great card! Loving the Mini Distress Ink Pads! Thanks for the opportunity to win.

  68. The mini’s are not only adorable but also great for this technique. Inking up parts of the stamp. Love it! Thanks for the chance to win!

  69. Shirley Smith says:

    The card is lovely, thanks for the chance to win the mini distress ink pads.

  70. Carol Watson says:

    The distress damask made a beautiful background for your card. Love the minis and the new colors are some of my favorites. Thanks for the tutorial on your beautiful card.

  71. Denise Bryant says:

    Gorgeous background for your pretty card! I love the way you mixed the colors!

  72. Heather says:

    I love that set as well Joy and your card! Thanks for sharing your inspiration and beautiful work.

  73. Kathy Eddy says:

    Great card Joy! Aren’t these little pads so much fun!

  74. Barb S says:

    I love your card…simple and extremely elegant…and doable! Thanks for the giveaway!!

  75. Corissa Freeman says:

    Love you card! Thanks for sharing.

  76. jpscraps says:

    This is gorgeous! Love all the blues.

  77. Wow…beautiful card, Joy! I love the addition of Perfect Pearls…and the background is fabulous, too!

  78. Kathy Serrahn says:

    Awesome card

  79. Stacey S. says:

    Beautiful Card. Love the technique!

  80. Julie Martin says:

    This card is wonderful! Haven’t gotten any minis yet…..hint hint:)

  81. Linda J Pendergrass says:

    Love your card using the great damask stamp. LOVE the minis and of course don’t have the new ones yet, but would really like to win a set. Thank you for the chance. Linda from Alaska

  82. Gloria L. says:

    Thanks for the inspiration! Love these little minis!

  83. Joy, this is AMAZING. I have been wanting to give this mini distress inks a try and would love to win a set to do just that :)

    Thanks

    Janet

  84. Maxine B says:

    Just go ahead and send them to me because I am Tim’s biggest ink fan. LOL I love the way the distress ink works.

  85. Heather says:

    A beautiful card, and great techniques. I love the perfect pearls on this card.

  86. Zoe Witcomb says:

    Really beautiful card, I heart the mini’s too – thank you so much for the inspiration :)

  87. Jen Clark says:

    What a beautiful card! I simply love how these minis can accomplish things that the full size pads just can’t (or that are much more difficult with the full size pads!). I’m amazed at all the ideas out there for the minis!

  88. Lisa H says:

    Great card Joy!!! (I haven’t used my damask stamp set yet. gasp!) =)

  89. LisaMarie Mendoza says:

    Thanks for sharing the perfect pearl technique. The minis are so cute.

  90. Carol K says:

    Lovely card. . . thanks for the tutorial and the chance to win a set of the amazing mini distress inks.
    Thank you.

  91. KnitterPam says:

    What a casual, subtle card! I need to use my Perfect Pearls more often this way. Gorgeous card, gorgeous effect. Thanks for sharing and for the chance to win the DI minis!

  92. Phyllis McKenna says:

    Nice card! Thanks for the chance to win some minis of my own.

  93. Flo says:

    Thanks for the tip, your card is great. Love that sentiment.

  94. rhonda n says:

    Very beautiful card and the colors you chose! Thanks for the chance to win!

  95. Love the card and I would love to win the mini’s

  96. Love the card and love the mini’s

  97. Katie B. says:

    Beautiful card! Love these new sets. I will have to try adding the perfect pearls, I have never thought to do that! Thanks for sharing.

    Katie B.

  98. Katie B. says:

    Beautiful card! Love these new sets. I will have to try adding the perfect pearls, I have never thought to do that! Thanks for sharing!

    Katie B.

  99. Katie B. says:

    Beautiful card! Love these new sets. I will have to try adding the perfect pearls, I have never thought to do that! Thanks for sharing!

    Katie B.

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  100. Katie B. says:

    Hmm, it is not letting me post…let me try again! Beautiful card!!

    Katie B.

  101. Ruth DeClercq says:

    I like the sort of shabby/retro-vintage look you have created by pairing the damask and the chalkboard look greeting stamps with the distress inks and perfect pearls.

  102. Monika says:

    Hi. Love your card and the way u used the mini inks with well coordinated colours…wow…thank you for the opportunity to win the set….cheers from Australia :)

  103. Sue Kendrick says:

    The card is awesome! Thanks for the chance to win.

  104. Monika says:

    Hi. Love your card and the way u used the mini inks with well coordinated colours…wow…thank you for the opportunity to win the set.

  105. rhonda parkins says:

    Love the way the perfect pearl looked on your card. So in love with the new minis too.
    Here’s to winning me some minis

  106. Janet Castle says:

    Wonderful card….TFS and for a chance to win.
    Jan

  107. Diann Kaivo says:

    OMG! Do I love this card! I have a brand new granddaughter, Luna Joy, and it is such a perfect sentiment…”Life is more beautiful now she’s in the world”! I want to make this as a keepsake for her. Love, love, LOVE the new minis. Is Tim not the best? You’re amazingly talented as well.

  108. Memoriesbymanda says:

    I love your card! The only trouble is I need all 3 sets to get the 3 blues you used – that’s my excuse for buying them anyway LOL.

  109. Denise Spillane says:

    Love this post. Beautiful results and color!

  110. Oh my word! Your project is really stunning! I just LOVE how you use the distress inks, stunning!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  111. Angelica Chambers says:

    The technique you used for the background created some gorgeous stamping!!! Live using perfect pearls with distress inks! Thanks!

  112. Susanne says:

    What an awesome card, and so simple with these mini pads. Love to have some!!

  113. Carol (HB) says:

    Oh Joyous, this is beautiful! I love when you stamp!!!

  114. Nancy W says:

    Love these itsy bitsy guys. So very handy and portable.

  115. Julie S says:

    Stunning card! And so simple! Thanks!!

  116. Small T says:

    Oh wow, I love your card! It’s gorgeous! :-) xo

  117. What a great card Joy! I have tried the mini applicators , but no the mini ink pads yet. Thanks for the chance. Karen.x

  118. Marcia D. says:

    Love Tim’s distress inks for so many reasons. Thanks for the chance to win…

  119. Astrid says:

    Love your gorgeous card and the way you have used the ink pad minis! I like that you chose colours that are sort of tone in tone, it makes for such a stunning card, love it!

    Thanks so much for the chance to win!

  120. marjan says:

    thank you for the tutorial and the chance to win these beautiful little inks!

  121. Véro says:

    Oh,gorgeous card!I love all the sweet colours you chose!Very lovely!
    Thank you for the chance to win these little guys!

  122. Pam Hooten says:

    You rock, my friend!
    I love when you stamp😍
    Those new minis would rock my world 💙xo

  123. Michele says:

    😀
    Little cubes full of gorgeous goodness!!! Love the color combo and the distressing around the edges and perfect pearls is delightful!! Thank you for the inspiration and chance to win!

  124. SOSSOSOSOSOSO FUN!! I LOVE the Design and the FUN New Mini Distress Ink Colors!! I’d LOVE to win them!! THANKS SO MUCH for sharing and for the chance to win!! Have a FABULOUS WEEK!! =)

  125. jenni farnes says:

    who said that inspiration doesn’t come in small packages? these colorful quartets are absolutely must-haves. thank you for your inspiration this morning and for the chance to win these minis. i have my fingers totally crossed.

  126. Jan Francis says:

    Love this technique and thanks for sharing your talents.

  127. butterfly says:

    Gorgeous shimmer on the greeting – what a fabulous card! Thanks for the chance to win too.
    Alison x

  128. Love this card! You make it look so simple, yet it is so elegant! Very pretty! Thanks for sharing!!

  129. […] paula cheney – ali edwards – jennifer mcguire – wendy vecchi – mou saha – may flaum – joy kennedy – tammy tutterow – shelly […]

  130. Amy says:

    Thanks for sharing your inspiration and the opportunity to win some yummy mini’s.

  131. Mary Mac says:

    Your beautiful card show how less color is more. Lovely

  132. Gerry says:

    Beautiful card. The mini’s look great to work with, can’t wait to get some.

  133. Keathe s says:

    Your card is simply gorgeous! Thanks for the giveaway and the inspiration!

  134. Eva says:

    Love these minis and your card is gorgeous!!!

  135. Konnie Wren says:

    Thanks for the inspiration. I am going to grab a cup of coffee and start reading. Thanks for the chance to get the minis…..

  136. Love your card…and love these mini..tfc

  137. Ann W says:

    Wow love the cards.

  138. Jenni B says:

    LOVE this technique, never thought to use the perfect pearls this way. Thanks for the inspiration.

  139. Karen Sanville says:

    Great card. Love your work

  140. HelenRae Tarantino says:

    I love the way you used the blues and if they weren’t mini it would be hard to accomplish it! Beautiful card. Please pick me
    ,

  141. Patricia Williams says:

    Love ranger inks and all things Tim Holtz. What creativity.

  142. Roxanne says:

    Love Love Love this card! Putting a continuous design with that lil’ stamp is a great idea! thanks for sharing this wonderful card!

  143. Kim Gyuran says:

    Your card is LOVELY. Thank you for sharing your talent and beautiful creation. I love minis because they can go with me anywhere! I only use Distress Inks on my projects (ok, maybe archival ink too from Ranger), so the minis are perfect when I create with friends. LOVE EM’

  144. Angie Linton says:

    Beautiful card! The minis are so useful for that technique. Thank you for the chance to win the new sets.

  145. Marliese says:

    Great way to use these wonderful minis!

  146. marci piraro says:

    Love this card. Very subtle. Haven’t thought of using PP like this. Thank you for the chance.

  147. Suzanne says:

    Love those minis! Thanks for the chance to win some.

  148. Julia Mitchel says:

    Tim is a genius how he put these luscious colors together. It’s a no brainer to use them in sets. Love to win the new ones to go with my first ones. I have to have every color.

  149. Melanie Curtis says:

    Love the shimmery card! Thanks for the chance to win Tim’s new
    Mini Ink Pads!

  150. This is a great tutorial! I do love the result, too. Thanks for the opportunity to win the new minis.

  151. Nancy Walker says:

    Love the Perfect Pearls with the Distress, since it stays wet long enough to add the little shimmer! Can’t wait to get some of these minis to be able to control the ink as well as you did!

  152. Sara Hanlon says:

    Love your tutorial and project! Thanks!

  153. Robin C says:

    Great technique. I love all all the colors blend so well together.

  154. Excellent Technique! Those minis are awesome!

  155. Ginger Jarnagin says:

    Love the way the pearls attach to the ink since they stay wet longer. Great card. Lovin me some Timmy mini!!

  156. Shanta Newby says:

    I love this card!!! Awesomeness it is!!

  157. Trix says:

    What a nice looking vintage card you made! I like it a lot. :-)

  158. Lorraine Brock says:

    Love the colors of your card. Mini distress pads… love them!

  159. Janie T says:

    Such a beautiful card.

  160. dee dee says:

    Really like your card! Oh, and the minis:)

  161. Stephanie Rodgers says:

    Beautiful! If I don’t win the minis, would you send me that gorgeous card?! Haha

  162. Yogi says:

    wonderful. Thanks Have a great day

  163. Annie says:

    Such a pretty background with just the one stamp. I would so love to win a set of the Mini Distress Ink Pads.
    Annie in DE

  164. Lori H. says:

    That card is gorgeous! Love it! Thanks for the opportunity!

  165. Pam Jacobson says:

    BEAUTIFUL card! Love the color combo and the perfect pearls shimmer!

  166. Nancy Zunic says:

    I love this card! The minis are just fab to use in a project like this! Wonderful job and thank you for a chance to win!

  167. LOVE those minis. So convenient and so versatile. So much usefulness in so little space. I LOVE them.

  168. Ellen says:

    What a clever way to use the minis on stamps! Definitely going to do this. Thank you!

  169. Karen in Texas says:

    I love how the all the minis in the sets work together. Thank you for sharing the details of your card creation – it’s wonderful.

  170. kim says:

    Love it!! Thanks for sharing your fabulous ideas. I just starting using Tim Holtz inks and appreciate all the inspiration you provide to all of us.

  171. April W says:

    I love the background and how you used the inks! Your card is so lovely. Great job!

  172. Yvonne says:

    LOVE your beautiful damask card!
    Thanks for your tutorial and inspiration.
    And REALLY love the distress inks by Tim Holtz.

  173. Nancy D says:

    Awesome card! I love these minis! Compact means room for more :)

  174. Rhonda says:

    I never thought about using the distress inks in this way….I always see them with water techniques. Love the look!!!

  175. Jingle says:

    Wow! This is really beautiful! I love this! Thank you for the inspiration!

  176. LOVE this card! Thanks for the tutorial…I will give this a try! :o)

  177. Barbara Albrecht says:

    Love your card! Thanks for the tutorial…and the chance to give the new mini’s a REALLY good home!

  178. Jane S says:

    I love how you used the mini’s direct to stamps. That is my all time favorite way to use them. The new colors are great – thank you for the give away…

  179. sharon p. says:

    I love the combination of distress inks you used on the stamp. I’m writin’ those down..Adding the perfect pearls was the perfect touch, too. The whole thing was just terrific… Thanks for the chance at the mini’s.

  180. Karen Seidlitz says:

    What a quick and lovely card. Thanks for sharing. Would love to win the inks.

  181. Dorene Dean says:

    Great card, thanks for the tutorial. I love distress inks

  182. Mary Tilman says:

    Such an elegant card! It looks easier to do this with the mini inks. Thanks for a chance to win.

  183. Stefanie says:

    That’s one of my favourite sentiment stamps :) love your tutorial too

  184. Barbara says:

    What a classy card. I loved adding the perfect pearls for an elegant touch. Thanks for the chance to win some minis.

  185. Rebecca Ross says:

    really like the way the minis work to ink stamps with more than one color

  186. Helen S says:

    What a beautifully elegant card! I’d love to win these mini sets.

  187. Noreen says:

    I love how easy it is to ink things with those tiny distress ink pads! Your card is lovely!

  188. Wonderful tutorial! Thanks for the informative pictures and giveaway.

  189. Amy Gray says:

    I love the background you created! I also love the shimmer on the sentiment. I always forget about my Perfect Pearls. I need to use them more.

  190. donna says:

    Great card!!! I love those little guys…..

  191. Debbie says:

    You make damask look so chabby chic, I love it. I don’t have perfect pearls, but would like to have some, after seeing your demo. Thanks for the chance to win the distress inks. I couldn’t be without my TH inks, and to have the mini ones would be icing on the cake! :)

  192. Tommye Bell says:

    Beautiful card! I think I have that stamp, but alas, I don’t have the mini ink pads…maybe I’ll win them so I can make this awesome card. I’m hooked on Perfect Pearls, too. Love it,
    TFS.

  193. Gina H. says:

    I love how you used the Perfect Pearls on your card! I HAVE to try this. It turned out beautiful!

  194. Lovely use of the colours and technique, fingers crossed… oh no now I can’t craft 😉

  195. Lovely use of the colours and technique, Thanks for the demo and competition

  196. Cynthia Clark says:

    Perfect way to show the versatility of the mini ink pads. Love how your card came out, just beautiful!

  197. Wendy says:

    What a beautiful card! Love it.

  198. Miriam Prantner says:

    Such precise stamping, gorgeous piece and thanks for the chance to win!

  199. Silvia says:

    Your stamped background reminds me of an old piece of the wall paper…great colors & inspiration…what’s old is new again. I’m a newbie to distress inks….having so much fun.

  200. Leanne says:

    I loved the background you made for this card. Great job!

  201. Denise says:

    Thanks you for the tutorial and for the giveaway too! I love that you can add the Perfect Pearls while the Distress Ink if wet!!! Never knew that! Thanks!

  202. Teri Terrific says:

    The card is beautiful…and how clever of you to use 1 ink from EACH set; we definitely need ALL THREE sets to accomplish this look 😀 Thank you for the tutorial and for the opportunity to win some mini inks.

  203. Thanks for a chance to win the mini inks!!!

    I love your card! Great colours!

  204. Traci Lord says:

    So Pretty! Ty for a chance to win a set! Hugs Traci

  205. bakazoo says:

    Great card, thanks for the chance to win

  206. Julia Aston says:

    what beautiful stampings with the mixed colors!

  207. Lynda says:

    Inking the stamps with different colors is a perfect technique for the minis!

  208. bobbie m says:

    Just loved your card example. Thanks for the chance to win an ink set

  209. The stamping ideas are wonderful! The minis are so perfect for them! I thank you for the chance to win a set and the great tut you wrote!

  210. Nonnie says:

    what a beautiful card – thank you for the chance to win!!!

  211. Marti_L says:

    Pretty card! Thanks for the reminder to dust the distress inks with a little perfect pearls, I want to try that.

  212. Tara says:

    Great technique! I would love to win a set of these mini Distress Inks.

  213. Lisa says:

    I love the background paper you made with the damask stamp. I never think of taking smaller patterned stamps to create a background and the multiple inks in the same color is beautiful.

  214. Gail S. says:

    Love the stamping you did on the card. I would like to win some of those minis so I could give it a try. Great of you, Tim & Ranger to make the give aways possible.

  215. Kim C. says:

    Beautiful card. Thanks for the opportunity to win a set of the wonderful new minis!

  216. Bonnie E. says:

    Oh wow – that is a gorgeous card. I love the subtle colour variation of the stampings – they look wonderful. I love the shimmer of the Perfect Pearls over the distress ink – thanks for sharing!

  217. Roxanne J says:

    Great techniques with the new minis. Thanks for the chance to win

  218. MIYAKE says:

    I love how you created the backgrounds.
    Thanks for chance to win!

  219. Crystal says:

    Great card love that stamp would love to own it someday, Love new minis and the chance to win them thanks

  220. Darlyne Wagner says:

    This card is aged so perfectly, it left me gaping. Beautifully done! And thank you for the tutorial and chance to win the minis!

  221. Theresa P. says:

    Your card is beautiful, thanks for sharing and for the chance to win.

  222. Ruby C says:

    Love the way you’ve used the minis. Love the card. Love the colors. But when I saw the shimmer of the perfect pearls over the distress ink, all I could say was WOW! Thanks for the wonderful inspiration.

  223. Heather B. says:

    Gorgeous :) I love browns and blues together- very old world romantic. Mores stamps to add to the shopping/wish list—I feel like I’m forever playing catch up :) Thank for a chance to win.

  224. ionabunny says:

    Love your card. The perfect pearls looks gorgeous

  225. Jenny Pierce says:

    I really, really, really want these.

  226. Laura Strack says:

    Your card is so pretty! Love that Damask Stamp and your greeting. So cute! Thank you for the Mini Distress Ink giveaway. Love those little babies and want them all.

  227. Carol D says:

    Beautiful card, Joy! Thanks for the chance to win some ink!

  228. Judy Moore says:

    I love you card it’s beautiful. I’m ready to win a set of Tim’s mini distress inks thank you for the giveaway.

  229. Kriss Danielson says:

    Beautiful card! I had forgotten about Perfect Pearls, thanks for the reminder!

  230. Crystal says:

    Your card is beautiful – love the color palette!

  231. Jean says:

    I really like how you made your own background paper for your card. Love your colors also.

    Thanks for a chance to win these mini inks!!!

  232. robi says:

    What a lovely card! I love that saying … and the damask background is so beautiful! Thanks also for the clear instructions. Much appreciated!

  233. Sheri E. says:

    I’m crazy about these little babies! And the new tool too! It makes it so easy to add to stamps. Love the Perfect Pearls over it all.

  234. Suzette Lee says:

    Love the simplicity of your card. Thanks for chance to win all 3 new mini distress sets!

  235. lori says:

    Love the gray and the chalkboard look great combo.

  236. I love your damask background. The minis look like a lot of fun!

  237. Raven says:

    I love your card, so beautiful. Thanks for the chance to win.

  238. Wilma Fox says:

    Love the technique that you shared, your card is stunning.

  239. Debbie Adams says:

    Absolutely beautiful card, Joy. Thanks for the inspiration!
    Would love a set of these mini distress ink pads if chosen…

  240. JanetG says:

    Such a beautiful card. Thanks for a chance to win

  241. Anjouli says:

    love the shimmer, your card is beautiful :) thanks for a chance to win the mini distress ink pads!

  242. Kailash says:

    Love your gorgeous card. Thanks so much for a chance to win!!!

  243. Patty says:

    Love the color combos in these new sets!

  244. Kimberly Cobb says:

    Beautiful card…I love how the colors blend. Weathered wood is one of my favorites! Thanks for the opportunity to win

  245. Linda Tupper says:

    Love you’re card and loved how you used you’re minis. I would so love to have them. Thank you so much for a chance to win.

  246. nancy faith says:

    Wow… love the perfect pearls on your card. Stunning.
    Thanks for sharing…

  247. Carol P says:

    This might be a simple card but it has such a nice elegant look. Love it! Thanks for sharing and the opportunity to win these wonderful ink pads.

  248. TracyM #6773 says:

    WOW wow WOW
    BEAUTIFUL card Joy – the blended blue stamping is DELIGHTFUL and the Perfect Pearls on the sentiment is GORGEOUS – LOVE IT ALL!!!
    THANK YOU for sharing your tutorial & inspiration today – PERFECT timing for me as I have just bought several sets of Perfect Pearls and NOW I KNOW that I can use them with my distress inks – AWESOME :)
    THANK YOU for the chance to win too – it would be SO EXCITING to add some more colors to my stash, to try the techniques you have shared today and then to neatly store these cute little minis in my ink pad drawer!!!

  249. SuZeQ says:

    LOVE the damask stamping. Great card. Must pull out my perfect pearls again and give them a ride around the block. Thanks for the inspiration.

  250. carrie jile says:

    I like minis–these new lovelies are too good to be missed. Pick me (to win) to make my set complete. Carrie

  251. Carol Mc says:

    Great card. Love how you created the background. Thanks for the
    chance to win such a fantastic giveaway.

  252. love2craft says:

    Loving those mini distress pads…tumbled glass…yum! Thanks for sharing your elegant and simple ideas!

  253. ßeulah ßee says:

    Thanks for your inspiration today and the generous giveaway!

  254. So beautiful card!!! thank you for sharing!

  255. Patricia B says:

    I’m so happy Tim sent me to your blog!! lol Love your card. Thanks for sharing your awesome technique. Love the new sets of mini Distress Inks. Can’t wait to get some.

  256. Debbie Myers says:

    I love the simplicity of this card. It’s elegant yet masculine. Can be used for multiple occasions as well. I

  257. Lucy E. says:

    This is such a pretty card! Very elegant!
    The mini Distress Inks look so fun!
    I’d love to win them :-)

  258. marilyn says:

    love the minis have them packed up for our up coming road triphope to come back with three more new kits

  259. Laura Rude says:

    Your card looks elegant.

  260. AKAST says:

    Popping up the center of the card for that 3-D effect really worked out beautifully. The 3 color idea you show on the stamp is the first I’ve seen using the mini’s. The mini distress inks are so versatile.

  261. Maureen says:

    What a beautiful card Joy… love the Victorian-styled background. I must try those Perfect Pearls – love the shimmer it adds!

  262. Gabriele says:

    what a beautiful card! this is a great way to use the minis. Thanks for sharing!

  263. Mae says:

    I love this card and the shimmer from the Perfect Pearls is simple gorgeous. And those minis…I love and want them! Thank for sharing.

  264. Beautiful card. One of the best things about the mini cubes, is the ability to add multiple colors to one image, YEAH! Thanks for a chance to win.

  265. Steve says:

    What a great card! Do you remember who made the quote stamp? It’s a good one.

  266. Sarah says:

    Such a stunning cards. That background is just beautiful. Thanks for sharing and the chance for a set of minis.

  267. […] can’t even begin to describe the gratefulness I felt for all of the sweet comments during the Mini Distress Ink Giveaway.  I will be honest… there are times I don’t blog my work because I feel that it is so […]

  268. Jessika says:

    I like the added shimmer!

  269. Deb says:

    Love the mini’s!

  270. I love how Distress can make a simple project so pretty :) Lovely card! Hope I can add these mini’s to my collection soon!

  271. debby says:

    I’m waiting for the mini’s and the mini tool to arrive at my local store. Love the added sparkle to the card.

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